EGYPT: Oliver Twist Pasha

The independence of India has just been proclaimed by potent Mahatma Gandhi at Lahore (see col. 3). Last week Englishmen were doubly vexed by almost exactly similar news from Cairo. There Mustapha Nahas Pasha, whose Wafd Party has just swept the country and won the Egyptian Parliamentary Election by a majority of more than 19 to 1 over their combined opponents, addressed the following letter to fat King Fuad, notoriously a British puppet:

"It becomes my duty to inform Your Majesty that as Prime Minister I shall proceed to effect a revision...

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